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Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
usual, i checked in with san francisco muni. they tell me about 100,000 more people were on san francisco muni yesterday as compared to a typical saturday. that's bat 50% jump in ridership. b.a.r.t. tells me they had 120,000 more rides yesterday than a typical saturday. that's a jump of about a third. reporting live on pier 32, sergio quintana, abc-7 news. >> ama: thank you, sergio. and he didn't even go into all the sporting events going on today. the 49ers game against the buffalo bills at candlestick just wrapped up with the niners with another win, and in just over an hour the giants take on the cincinnati reds and while a's fans are standing behind their team despite playoff loss in detroit. [cheers and applause] >> ama: the a's had their moments today but the cheers died in the end. the green and gold is coming home to oakland, down two games to none in their play yeah -- playoff series. mike shumann will have the details ahead in sports. >> we want to see your postseason pride, you can e-mail your photos or share them with us on facebook, or on twitter, abc-7 7 news bay a
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
rosa, 94 in san rafael. san francisco 84 degrees and morgan hill reached a high of 93. we will definitely have warmer temperatures tomorrow. in fact, right now livermore is still at 99. we have 73 right now in san francisco. a look ahead coming up. >> thank you very much, leigh. >> well, you won't hear that question paper or plastic anymore. beginning tomorrow at every grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
san francisco residents. they were both shot yesterday evening on buchanan road near pittsburgh-antioch border, officers found two bleeding open the roadway. one died within minutes. investigators don't have expects or a motive for the shooting. >> and we now know the name of the murder suspect police were looking for when storming into a home this afternoon. that was s.w.a.t. officers using a nash bang device less than two hours ago. they fwheent a house on 21st street in west oakland. officer dz not find anyone inside of the home. investigators looking for this man. a 27-year-old wanted in a homicide that took place on september 6th. police want to hear from you if you have seen this man. >> an important new sign tonight that the bay area economy sim proving. the median price of houses sold in nine-county area last month rose to $429,000, up 4.6% from august and 17.5% from last year. contra costa county numbers were strong, up 27%. san francisco prices up 21 srs. abc 7 news has our story from oakland. >> the tangled web that is the bay area real estate market sun winding. for
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
. terry. >> all right, lisa. thanks very much. topping our news, san francisco's annual fleet week celebration will wrap-up today with huge crowds expected to enjoy another airshow by the blue angels. the city's annual christmas day parade. you have the blue grass, the orange and black, the red and gold. cornell joins us live from the embarcadero with more on that. hello. >> good morning, terry. this is one of those weekends no matter where you look in san francisco, something is going on. check it out. at&t park, giants versus cincinnati. playoff action tonight. a lot, a lot going on on the embarcadero. and check it out, this is the uss makin island. this is an amphibious assault vessel. nor on that in a moment. but first check out the fireworks display over san francisco last night. just beautiful. celebrating fleet week and those amazing blue angels who put on quite a show yesterday on the waterfront. don't forget about giants playoff action tonight at&t park. 49ers at the stick as well. folks coming in yesterday heeded warnings. they took public transportation. even though it w
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
to san francisco we are bracing for more than a million extra people this week for large scale events, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cushion. they brought it here as part of fleet week to showcase the fact that the navy can move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
running on time, no delays mass transit. stall santa cruz summit stall in san francisco north 101 at 80 split could be slowing into san francisco, i'll update you on a lot of events in a couple of minutes. >>> starting today, checking out goes reese in san francisco, maybe about to -- checking out your groceries in san francisco may be about to get more expensive. new ban went into effect midnight. stricter. >> reporter: it is. good morning this say controversial new ordinance, a lot of people are not happy about it. the bottom line in san francisco is if you do not bring your own bag when you shop, it is going to cost you. this new ordinance did go into effect midnight. starting today, stores are required to charge an extra 10 cents for each bag a might need this includes grocery stores, also at department and clothing stores as well even local tourist shops, they will be charged people shopping there will be charged extra money. one group called save the plastic bag says it is not a nice way to welcome visitors by charging a bag fee. city leaders say the goal is to get -- eliminate pl
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
throughout the bay area. and sky 7hd is up over san francisco. can't see anything right now, but it has been out all evening as fans have taken over the major streets throughout the city. >>> again the 2-2 pitch. got him looking. and the giants have won it all. >> san francisco giants, number one, baby. number one. i knew it was gonna happen. >> for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants ruled the baseball world. they sweep the detroit tigers four games to none. and here is a live look from sky 7hd above san francisco where people have filled the streets celebrating the giants' second world championship in the last three years, as we said. again though you can see a fire burning there, a bonfire. earlier sky 7hd captured these pictures of the celebration turning dangerous in the mission district moments after the game ended. a crowd cheered as the bonfire you see grew a few feet from stores and apartments. the fire burned for several minutes before police riding dirt bikes moved in and cleared the crowd from the flames. and take a look at this bonfire at mi
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
along the coast mainly in the low to mid 60s. >>> if you are headed to san francisco airport 380 eastbound from 280, very slow earlier accident there cleared. second fender-bender in the back-up slow but getting through. south 101 before whipple second accident blocking a lane. problem southbound 880 near the montague with stalled big rig skwaoeufpt >> governor brown is taking action to put the brakes on gas prices which saw a rapid increase and all-time highs 0 the weekend. sue thompson isly in emeryville. -- >> reporter: good morning gas prices now still remain high jut un$5 a gallon at the shell station. -- just under $5 a gallon at the shell station. governor brown has taken emergency action he did this sunday. brown is calling for refineries to go ahead and start producing what is called a winter blend mix of gasoline. this gasoline typically is not produced by the refineries until after halloween. due to the skyrocketing prices in the last week, governor brown wants this to take place immediately this is a cheaper mix of gas to produce, which will translate into lower price
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Oct 17, 2012 4:30am PDT
, city and county of san francisco and a local consumer group will file a formal letter of protest against what they are calling a backroom deal between the pg&e and puc. the group says the state puc chose mitchell without input or consent from any of the parties except pg&e. >>> this morning amtrak investigating another collision between a train and vehicle in the central valley. it happened after 8:00 last night, as the train left the station platform in ma dare . the people in the vehicle managed to get out before the train hit it. no word on how this accident happened. the same thing happened friday less than a mile north on the same tracks last week. >>> good news for giants' fans looks like second baseman scutaro will be able to play this afternoon. yesterday scutaro ran sprints and took batting practice after the team arrived in st. louis. monday he was taken out by matt holliday on a slide into second. scutaro suffered strained left hip and soreness in his left knee. first pitch today 1:07 p.m. our time. >>> i'm hearing something about storms possibly in that area fouling u
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
a few raindrops to talk about. terry. >> all right, lisa. thanks very much. san francisco's annual fleet week celebration will wrap-up today with huge crowds expected to enjoy another airshow by the blue angels and people will double up when the columbus day parade rolls through north beach. and there's much horn that. we are joined live from san francisco's embarcadero with more from cornell. good morning. >> good morning. no doubt it it, san francisco really knows how to throw a party burks how about six parties at the very same time? beware, there will be some lane closers on the embark dear row. we will talk about that in a moment. but first check out the fireworks over san francisco last night. celebrating fleet week and those amazing blue angels who put on quite a show yesterday over the waterfront. don't forget about the giants. playoff action begins again tonight at 6:30. most people heeded the warnings and took public transportation. even those heading to watch the america's cup yacht racing action on crissy field that starts again at 1:45 today. and something else really cool,
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Oct 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
got him looking. and the giants have won it all. >> san francisco giants, number one, baby. number one. i knew it was gonna happen. >> for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants ruled the baseball world. they sweep the detroit tigers four games to none. and here is a live look from sky 7hd above san francisco where people have filled the streets celebrating the giants' second world championship in the last three years, as we said. again though you can see a fire burning there, a bonfire. earlier sky 7hd captured these pictures of the celebration turning dangerous in the mission district moments after the game ended. a crowd cheered as the bonfire you see grew a few feet from stores and apartments. the fire burned for several minutes before police riding dirt bikes moved in and cleared the crowd from the flames. and take a look at this bonfire at mission and 19th. sky 7hd caught people jumping into the flames and others were throwing gasoline creating some of the huge fireballs you saw. certainly some dangerous conditions out in parts of san francisco right now. an
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
>>> good morning i'm sue thompson live in san francisco in the headlines this morning, why shopping in san francisco could cost you a lot more money, it is a new ordinance starting today. we'll tell you how you might be able to escape the extra fees. -- [ inaudible ] >>> i think sue pay's attention to mike's forecast before she comes into work she must call him or something. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. you should dress appropriately for the hot weather. >> absolutely you want to be careful heading back to work especially if you work outside, a scar. er in many areas. -- a scorcher in many areas, no clouds, no rain, no drizzle, no mist. what we have is the potential for poor air quality especially in the east bay valleys and also the east bay hills in the santa clara valley a spare the air today many coast warm, low 70s to low 80s under total sunshine, hot around the bay, sunny, 84 to 91 extreme heat will start to develop inland 92 to possibly 103. that's your heatwave for now. >>> 5:0 starting today in san francisco, take your own shopping bag to the
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
, you know it. san francisco $4.74 up 47 cents in a week. oakland up 49 cents. from a week ago. san jose 50 cents. analysts predict once that winter blend mix of gasoline begins selling we definitely could begin to see prices fall. >> if it is right, that would have a major impact on the price of gasoline, increasing our spwhraoeus by 8, 10% would be plenty to bring down california prices to norm app relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: the big question is how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are predicting that it could take a week or so. until then, we will probably continue to see prices under the $5 mark. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after occupy protesters combined with anti-war protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph, 6:00 last night, targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses plus cars. police say they were not prepared to move in and make arrests without outside help. demonstrators dis
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Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
>> terry: in the news about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today. a live report on what to expect including some pretty pricy parking and seven cellphone problems. they are calling it an epidemic. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. let's begin with a look at the forecast on extremely busy day. >> lisa: good morning. isn't this a gorgeous shot from vollmer peak. very shallow marine layer. most of you enjoying a sunny start to your weekend but there is fog at the golden gate bridge. numbers are still in the 40s. 50s elsewhere. few clouds around today. we'll call it partly cloudy. mid 60s at our coast. as you head inland, mid-70s from the east bay. evening hours, numbers will quickly cool off into the 60s into the upper 50s. very little change tomorrow, but we are looking at some raindrops in our on 77 day forecast. >> terry: thanks very much. >> the arson squad is investigating reports of a car explosion. take a look at pictures a jeep on fire in front of a house. she said a loud boom. woke up about 4:00 this morning and this is what she you what sas. it was
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Oct 16, 2012 4:30am PDT
section slow traffic there confined to the south part of the bridge as you head into san francisco light traffic. roadwork throughout marin county. cortamadera to mill valley until 6:00 this morning. 280, 85 roadwork both ramps. 280 shutdown until 6 a.m. police activity valencia street in san francisco. >>> federal search agencies continue to look for pilot and plane that took off from half moon bay 24 hoursing aheaded for tucson, arizona but did not show up. the pilot's wife reported the plane missing. tail number n 72 ah. airport officials at half moon bay confirm the plane is not on the property, faa ordered search. registered owner is a man from florida it is not clear if he was flying the plane. >>> police in the north bay are searching for whomever shot a man in an apartment complex last night. santa rosa police were called out around 9:00 after they received a report of shooting. when officers arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. his condition is not known. police say they were searching for a 2012 jeep believed to be involved. >>> big night for giants the
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
, about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today for all kinds of events. up next a live report on what to expect, including some pretty pricey parking. only on 7, cell phone robberies are on the increase in san francisco as thieves get more brazen. we will show you exclusive video of the crooks in action. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. don't tell me there's nothing to do today. let's check the forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. here's a look at the roof camera where we have partly cloudy conditions around most of the bay, but the fog is dense from santa rosa, napa, marijuana county. so be careful. visibility has been reduced. but this afternoon we will get into partly cloudy skies. it should be nice out there. but you will need the jacket, sunglasses. numbers in the mid-60s at our shoreline, across the bay upper 60s by the afternoon. inland east bay should see mid-70s, then we will quickly cool after the sun sets. it should be a nice afternoon. looks like a repeat performance for sunday. we do have a system lurking offshore that
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
as well. live in san francisco. lillian kim, abc-7 news. >> let's get a quick update what's going on inside the park. >> mike: giants and cardinals underway. the score is 2-0 cardinals off a home run. third inning. madison bumgarner gave it up. this is a great matchup because both teams were not expected to be here. the giants were down 2-0 in the best of five series before winning three straight games in cincinnati to defeat the reds. the cardinals were trailing 6-0 in game five the washington nationals. giants and cardinals the last two teams teams to win the world series, so a great series to watch. >> both clubs at some point had their backs against the wall. we had to go into cincinnati and win three straights, and they're down a couple runs in the ninth and found a way to get it done. says a lot about the characters and how they fight. >> mike: we'll have an update later in the newscast. >> san francisco is making a bid to be the host city for the super bowl in 2016 or 2017, even though the 49ers are moving to santa clara and will be there by then. the mayor says the city ha
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
on friday less than a mile north on those very same tracks. san francisco police are on the lookout for a vandal who has damned more than two dozen vehicles. they released a sketch of the vandal tonight. police believe this man has scratched or broken the windows of 30 cars. it started in august in the mission and dolores heights neighborhoods. >>> the morgan hill mother accused of abandoning her daughter at a grocery store says the whole thing was a misunderstanding. in an exclusive interview with our media partner marcy keelan denies ditching her 10-year-old. she said she left her at the safe way with her boyfriend while she went to a nearby park with her five-year-old. keelan claims to have broken up with her boyfriend over the incident. >>> a setback for oracle and team usa to hold on to the america's cup. >> i'm lisa amin gulezian where they are waiting for their yacht to come tonight. >> and the race to host the 50th super bowl. the nfl announces the finalists and the bay area is >>> a major blow to oracle's sailing team. the 72-foot catamaran for next year's cup race capsized
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Oct 19, 2012 4:30am PDT
lane. >>> developing news out of san francisco. early morning chase and shooting and crash, left busy intersection closed. amy hollyfield is live in the western addition to tell us what happened. >> reporter: it ended here at franklin with a crash quite a reaction to police just trying to pull a white car over because officers say the light on the plate was out. the guys took off. there was a high speed chase then a crash when the car ran a red light at franklin and eddie. the white car crash food a taxicab. before they crashed police say the passenger was firing shots at the police officers. once the crash happened the two men took off, running. officers ran after them. they were able to catch one the shooter. the driver did get away. they are still looking for one man. police officers were okay, none hurt. the taxi driver was taken to the hospital. he has an injured hand. he's going to be fine. police say given how fast the guys were going it is amazing there weren't more injuries and the injuries weren't more serious. the investigators are here taking a look at the scene trying to
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
there will be construction on the san mateo bridge. bay bridge light, no traffic heading into san francisco. from tracy to the altamont pass right now speeds at limit 15 minutes headed into the dublin pleasanton area. westbound 4 somersville debris in the right lane drivers are swerving there, so be careful. >>> in oakland this morning cleanup crews will be sweeping up debris and graffiti left by anti-afghan war protest that go out of control. amy hollyfield is live to tell house is behind it. >> reporter: take a look at city hall. they haven't even boarded up the doors here yet. still huge holes where they bashed in the windows here and vandals didn't stop here. they also bashed in windows at several buildings downtown at&t building, police rhee ing station. they stuck to the -- to the area around city hall, franklin, 20th, they trashed four cars on franklin and one of the owners was disgusted. >> i don't know what message they are sending. they need to educate themselves. we are just hardworking people, average people. >> reporter: this started as an occupy oakland rally 6:00 last night there was ant
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
lights at bay bridge patchy fog on the span headed into san francisco a bit of a delay for cash paying folks headed into the city many patchy fog bay bridge thick fog carquinez, same story with the richmond san rafael bridge most of the bridges with the exception of san mateo bridge experiencing fog. if you are headed out now drive times over the altamont pass highway 4 westbound and east shore commute into the bay bridge. >>> this morning, contra costa county deputies trying to figure out what led to a deadly double shooting that left a man and woman dead it happened in -- between pittsburg and antioch deputies arrived to find the man already dead and woman suffering from gunshot wounds paramedics rushed her to the hospital where she died. no word on their relationship or possible motive for the shootings. amy hollyfield is live at the sheriff's department and she will be live at 6:30. >>> 49er fan recovering from serious injuries after getting stabbed near candlestick park yesterday before the game investigators say two men approached a 27-year-old elk man headed to the game that lea
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
games. so far they've won one. the fans here in san francisco are feeling so good they are already talking about the next level. >> [ screaming ] >> we are going to the world series. >> reporter: no word on whether marco will be okay to play his hip was hurt when holly day slid into him -- holiday slid into him. the team leaves sfo late this morning they plan to meet at the ballpark take a bus to the airport to play game three tomorrow, matt cain will be pitching. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> when he stood up -- we need to win four games out of seven to take the series game three tomorrow night or tomorrow in st. louis at 1 p.m. our time cain starts. thursday 5:00 our time friday game five, 5:00 our time in st. louis. >>> today we will find out if san francisco is in the running to host an upcoming super bowl. nfl will decide if san francisco has a shot the plan would mean the 2016 or 2017 super bowl is played at the new stadium. is -- san francisco would host most of the events. the 1985 game was played at stanford stadium. abc 7 will carry the gamely thursday. 4:00 hourlong pre
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Oct 26, 2012 1:05am PDT
as ours. michigan couple sell pwriingt the 25th anniversary here in san francisco. only they seem to be missing something. >> we didn't get tickets. no. imagine that. do you have tickets for us. what are you planning to do. we came here to be annoying. >> we just dime annoy the giants. >>reporter: kim is proof you don't need a ticket to live the excitement of the world series. renee of san jose came to watch 3 innings for free through the chain link fence. >> we came and waited in line here and yes. for a couple hours and got our wrist and in and in we were. it was amazin amazing. >>reporter: she waited for 2 hours and it was absolutely worth it. of course again now the giants head off to detroit. from at&t park, abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. >> game 3 and 4 are saturday and sunday if necessary game 5 would be monday also in detroi detroit. >> tonight the abc 7 news i team investigates a cold case. child disappearance in san francisco almost 30 years ago. >> and in the process discovers a possible connection to serial killer. dan is here with an investigation you will
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Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
>>> blue angels blaze across the san francisco skyline. the city is jam-packed for an eventful weekend. >>> just when you thought it couldn't get worse, prices at the pump reach a record high. >>> a murder mystery. a quiet east bay community, woman is found dead inside her home. abc-7 news starts now. >> ama: good afternoon. i'm ama daetz. more than a million people are descending upon the city by the bay for all the festivities, including the long-standing fleet week tradition. lisa amin gulezian was at the marina green where there's blue angels just flew over. >> that sound can only mean one thing. the blue angel ares are in town for fleet week, and all eyes are on the sky above the marina green. fleet week is a tradition that welcomes the u.s. navy, marine corps and the coast guard to san san francisco. nine american and canada vessels entered the bay and docked at peer 80. causing many to stop and stare because on this day there is plenty to see. >> we came in to see the giants and we came in early to see fleet week and see the blue angels and -- there's lots to do here. >>
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
on yet, we have back-up for cash paying folks carpool and fastrak no delays into the san francisco on the upper deck a few slow spots on the upper deck heading in beautiful shot, nice map to tell you about the events coming up america's cup started today fleet week happening oracle open world to get around all of this mass transit they are saying is the way to go. so far this morning that is on time no delays for bart, muni, caltrain at that hour 242 typical slow downs west on highway 4 from antioch towards pittsburg. carquinez bridge to the maze 24 to the caldecott tunnel eastbound caldecott right bore right lane blocked with accident. altamont commute just under 25 minutes. >>> still ahead, breaking news from the u.s./mexico border. shooting leaves a border patrol agent dead, we'll have details. >>> oprah's big the deal she just signed as she tries to improve ratings at her struggling cable network. >>> first a consumer reports' smell test can febreeze mask kitty litter and sardine odors? michael finney has the answer. >>> breaking news. a border patrol agent was killed in a shoo
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
.34, the price yesterday. san francisco about the same, san jose at $4.53. wow! look at drivers, you know what they are going to be saying. experts say they are blaming it on the richmond fire also pipeline problems in southern california shortages around california. while the wholesale price has gone up a dollar a gallon you and me buying retail have only felt 30 cents of that so far the prices could jump up far more. >> $5:19. i can't count that high for 89, not even many >> i have to talk to my customers and tell them -- these prices are going to be higher. >> reporter: nationwide prices are easing down. prices are up here in california. also on the east coast, it is bad and it is going to be getting worse. if you have a smartphone you might want to download the app gastil buddy.com here we are -- gastil buddy.com. if you feel like driving three miles from in location several hours ago the prices were $4.19, you can save a bundle of money if you smoke around as smokey robinson once said you got that shop around. i'm not promoting this, i've got nothing to do with gatbuddy.com. high prices
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
causing chaos for airline travelers more than 100 flights cancelled today at san francisco international. terry mcsweeney joins us any encouraging news? >> reporter: there is. also confusion any time you have an event as big as sandy there's going to be some. san francisco international spokesperson told me the airlines were cancelling all 114 flights in and out of sfo from those seven airports back east. i was at the united counter, one flight has taken off for boston another boarding, as we speak so there's confusion, confusion for airlines imagine what it is like for passengers. she needs to be home in new york. after 30 minutes at a ticket counter she didn't have a plight. what happened they couldn't get you on? >> no. very complicated. >> reporter: complicated? are the airlines cooperating? >> yes, they are very nice. it is just that everybody wants to fly now. >> reporter: brian's flight rescheduled for tomorrow, not going to work. >> 10 a.m. wednesday morning i have to be at arlington cemetery. the circumstances are definitely suck but that's my story. >> reporter: these two do ha
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Oct 24, 2012 4:30am PDT
entire bay bridge getting wet now, all of san francisco at least the northern half towards the san mateo bridge rain from tennison, hayward back to san mateo burlingame, this is all sliding down to the south. if you live in the south bay, east bay valleys this is heading your way it is going to be wet in the next half hour to an hour. definitely going to be wet for the morning commute. let's find if there is any accidents. >> there are accidents. live shot of golden gate bridge water coming down, rain coming down, bart on time with the world series game they are adding extra trains. here is the problem "sig alert" highway 12 fairfield at red top road jacknifed big rig affecting both directions of highway 12, you want to use american canyon to get around. game time 5:07 expect a lot of traffic south of market around at&t park before and after the game. it is going to be tough this afternoon. >>> to expand on that game tonight the giants host the tigers in game one of the world series. baseball fans and local businesses are jazzed about the team's return to the series and money-making pote
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00am PDT
s inland mostly sunny, 70 to 80 . >>> san francisco police still looking for a suspect one of two who led identifies on a chase that includes bullets flying and innocent taxi hit. amy hollyfield is live at the scene. >> reporter: ed dee and franklin still closed when you look at the crash cars they are still here hard to believe the injuries weren't more serious police tried to pull 0 the white car 2:00 this morning because the light over their license plate was out. the car took off. otherwise say the passenger shot at police. the car ran a red light at franklin and eddie when it crashed into the cab. the two in the car started running police chased after them, they caught the passenger, who they believe was the shooter but the driver is still on the run. police are okay, but they are still shaken from the experience. >> it is a lot. a lot to go through, still digesting it. it takes a while to have it process through your brain and realize what happened. even after time goes on throughout the day they will probably still think of what happened. >> reporter: they were shot at but
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, light returns. around san francisco we have been seeing a few sprinkles developing. you can see them herement -- them here. caesar chavez and the temperatures are falling tonight as the cooler air is moving in. most areas in the 50s. now, the weather cooperated for game one. but will it be a winning forecast tomorrow and a win for game two for the san francisco giants? game two forecast plus a look at your weekend weather coming up. carolyn? >> thanks, sandhya. we are following developing news out of san francisco where six people were hurt in a car crash. we are waiting to hear about the severity of their injuries. this accident happened before 10:00 on 18th street and tennessee avenue. we are told a vehicle somehow rolled over and ended up on 280 near mariposa. right now one lane is closed with the mariposa off-ramp. >>> police found a car full of pot and money. and a bay area teacher is under arrest taken out of class by police. it happened in hercules and as alan wang explains, detectives are looking into the possibility that the teacher was selling dope to his students. >> hercu
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
're live tonight at san francisco general hospital where the victims were taken. tomas? reporter: the six-year-old girl died here at san francisco general hospital after being brought here by paramedics. the two other adult female victims are hospitalized here and the police are not releasing names of victims out of respect for the families. >> the little girl died. oh, my god. >> he just learned a six-year-old girl was hit by a minimum minimum -- minivan tied. it happened as children were leaving a religion class. >> two mothers were victims. they were lying dish saw them lying one on the grass and one on the pavement, and then the -- i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw she child, she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital, where the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family is their child knew the little girl. >> the girl under the van, it was my son's classmate. reporter: paisher ins were shocked and saddened be the accident. t
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Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
on southgate avenue in daly city. we're live tonight at san francisco general hospital where the victims were taken. tomas? reporter: the six-year-old girl died here at san francisco general hospital after being brought here by paramedics. the two other adult female victims are hospitalized here and the police are not releasing names of victims out of respect for the families. >> the little girl died. oh, my god. >> he just learned a six-year-old girl was hit by a minimum minimum -- minivan tied. it happened as children were leaving a religion class. >> two mothers were victims. they were lying dish saw them lying one on the grass and one on the pavement, and then the -- i saw the seven-year-old kid, she was in shock. >> the last time he saw she child, she was breathing. she died here at san francisco general hospital, where the other two female victims were brought. one of the women is the mother of the six-year-old. what brought the tragedy closer to the reyes family is their child knew the little girl. >> the girl under the van, it was my son's classmate. reporter: paisher ins were shocked
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
5:00 this morning. elsewhere, accident southbound 101 cesar chavez in san francisco blocking a lane, chp on scene. roadwork southbound through mill valley those bright lights are very distracting take extra care. >>> it has been a violent night in san jose. police are investigating the city's 35th and 36th homicides of the year latest shortly after midnight in east san jose many officers say a man standing with several people near a residence was hot to death by someone who approached them then ran. in downtown area a fight 100 block of south second street a man died at the hospital. >>> vallejo police investigating a deadly double shooting that may have result from a dispute between neighbors. one man is under arrest. amy hollyfield is live at the scene. >> reporter: i just spoke with a man who lives on the street, he says he cannot believe this happened here. police arrived here last night and found two bodies in a yard here it is a nice, well-kept street with new construction, two-story homes. they arrested a 65-year-old after a hostage negotiator convinced him to surrender. he d
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
>>> that breaking news is happening tonight in san francisco. a boat rescue on the bay involving at least 22 people. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. let's head out to abc7 news reporter thomas roman who is live with the latest at pier39. thomas? >> matthew rice's friends and family wanted to give him a special bachelor party. but they gave him a scare when their party boat hit a rock outside of alcatraz. these 18 men in life vests were having a great time at a bachelor party on the bay. the men, some of whom came from ireland decided all of them would have the beer tasting on a bay party boat. what they got was a scare when the boat started to sink. we spoke to the bachelor and his soon to be uncle. >> we were just hanging out, only on the boat pour like 20 minutes or so, and all of a sudden we were coming around alcatraz and it was like, boom, a big jolt. the next thing we knew, the coast guard boat came in and got us off. >> they were like, put on your life vests, go up to the bow. the captain was going toward pier30 nan, but they were going down
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, san francisco city officials are hoping to bring the super bowl here. san francisco is making a bid for an up coming game. thomas roman is live at san francisco city hall with the details on that. thomas? >> terry, san francisco finds out tomorrow if it makes a list of possible cities to host the 2016 and 20 sun 7 -- 2017 super bowls. fans are excited about the prospect even though the super bowl will be laid down in santa clara. if san francisco gets the chance to host the super bowl, the manager of the sir francis drake hotel on powell street said the city would enjoy a financial boom. >> it means all of the taxis would have business, all of the restaurants would have business, all of the hotels would have business. i would be able to keep my job. >> up for bid are the 2016 and 2017 super bowls. san francisco submitted its application on august 9th. it will be competing against all of the other nfl cities in the country. chuck davis who manages lefty odouls thinks san francisco would be a great city. >> it is a plus with the transportation to get down to santa clara which is very
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in the case. by a vote of 7-4, he gets his job back as sheriff of sacramento. sheriff of san francisco rather. abc7 news. >> a big moment that was. thanks. >>> and a big night for bay area baseball. a's and giants both staying alive in the post season. >> the giants win in cinncinati, and the a's taking game three at home with their backs against the wall against the tigers. >> abc sf sports director -- abc7 sports director larry beil is here now. they both have a tough road ahead. >> yes, but alive barely. cocoa crisp spent the past 48 hours replaying his error from game two in his head. he made up for it as you will see. in game three at the coliseum goes over the wall to rob prince fielder of a homerun. fielder was robbed a couple times in this game in the 2-0 victory. sold out 37,000 on hand. the a's as we mentioned still trail the best of five series two games to one with game four coming up tomorrow night. you saw the wild fans. the a's had some help. 37,000 plus screaming at the top of their lungs. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live at the coliseum where the celebration took place, a
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Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
are just as dedicated as ours. michigan couple sell pwriingt the 25th anniversary here in san francisco. only they seem to be missing something. >> we didn't get tickets. no. imagine that. do you have tickets for us. what are you planning to do. we came here to be annoying. >> we just dime annoy the giants. >>reporter: kim is proof you don't need a ticket to live the excitement of the world series. renee of san jose came to watch 3 innings for free through the chain link fence. >> we came and waited in line here and yes. for a couple hours and got our wrist band and in we were. it was amazin amazing. >>reporter: she waited for 2 hours and it was absolutely worth it. of course again now the giants head off to detroit. from at&t park, abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. >> game 3 and 4 are saturday and sunday if necessary game 5 would be monday also in detroi detroit. >> tonight the abc 7 news i team investigates a cold case. child disappearance in san francisco almost 30 years ago. >> and in the process discovers a possible connection to serial killer. dan is here with an investi
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of the buildings in the background. >> and there is a san francisco ronald mcdonald >> if you spent time in san francisco you no doubt heard the roar. blue angels showed off maneuvers and zoomed by. if you like to catch the show, the action goes from noon to 4:00 saturday and sunday. >> it's cool. >> it's fun. >> blue angels will be a big draw this weekend. there are other major events taking place. >> there is america's cup world series and there is italian hairtidge parade sunday. >> oakland's first friday is tonight. justin beeber performs tonight and madonna, two nights, and there is a film arts festival. >> fleet week expected to attract a million people to san francisco and there is a live picture of the ship docked all week if you're going to be bored this weekend you've got a problem because there is a lot to do. >> there is could be gridlock, too. >> reality is that this is a lively city. $1 million people expected here this weekend. this is driving expect bumper to bumper traffic. that is why there are many leaving it up to the experts. my friend here is going give us tips. are you re
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Oct 14, 2012 9:00am PDT
two games at home, then head to st. louis. game six and seven will be played in san francisco, if necessary. >> developing news, the space shuttle endeavour is still inching his way to its new home in los angeles at the california science center. this is a live look. you know the shuttle was supposed to arrive last night by 9:00, but it had to take a break. it started rolling again around 1:30 this morning and has since traveled another 8 blocks with roughly a mile and a half to go. now there's no single reason for this delay. it's the accumulation of a lot of small problems along the way. in one case a tree that planners thought would not be in the way had to be cut down. it has to be very carefully maneuvering around light poles as well. what you are looking at now is how endeavor made a much quicker pass through the bay area on september 21st when it flew over on the back of a specially-equipped boeing 747 on its way to l.a. >>> we have more developing news for you now. extreme athlete feel felix bumgarner is on his way to mike a skydive from 23 miles above the earth. and t
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
double shooting in san francisco. and the giants are waking up in detroit this morning, hoping to add to their two games to nothing lead in the world series. we will have a report on all that orange and black everywhere in the city by the bay. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. before we get to the giants let's talk about the fantastic weather. here's lisa argen. >> good morning, terry. we are talking about the last weekend in october feeling more like summer because temperatures continue to warm under a ridge of high pressure. a live look outside from our roof camera. it's a beautiful start with clear conditions. maybe a patch or two of fog at the coast. and temperatures range from about 49 to 57. so we are warmer this morning and by this afternoon we will be in the mid-60s from half moon bay to about 80 today in concord. so plenty of 70s around the bay and by the evening hours still quite pleasant with lower 70s to the mid-60s. the forecast is going to last for the entirety of the weekend, but then subtle changes monday. we have rain back in the forecast just in time for the
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
>> in the news this sunday morning, even bigger crowds are expected in san francisco today for the giants, 49ers, bluegrass, and many more events. we will have a live report. and occupy protesters return to city hall but this time they announce a departure date. i'm terry mcsweeney in for carolyn tyler. let's take a quick look at the. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> yesterday was beautiful. today starting off with a little built of fog. temperatures cool, low 50s north. but for today we are expecting still that area of low pressure to stay offshore so that will allow for a mix of clouds and sun with low to mid-60s coastside into the mid-70s the inland valleys and then a sharp cooling trend as we get to the evening hours and sunset. but we are still looking for the system to move closer to the coast, move over parts of the bay area and spread not only cloud cover, but still the chance of showers. timing is changed, though. i'll tell you good it coming up. terry. >> thank you very much. the annual fleet week celebration will wrap-up today with huge crowds expected to enjo
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
time to call in mutual aid. in oaknd la, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested yesterday after a violent street march downtown are members of an anarchist gang. about 20 arrests were made after they vandalized businesses, cars and other property. police say they were assaulted with projectiles that included bags of rocks mixed with paint. a family launches an on-line effort to find a killer after their mother was found murdered in her home. susie was found dead on friday night. abc7 news reporter lilian kim joins us live from hercules with the latest. lilian? >> ama, we are in front of the home, and it is still cordoned off. there is a memorial in front of the property that has grown considerably since susie's death. they have been on the phones and on the internet virtually nonstop. following up on leads and doing everything they can to spread the word about their mother's murder. >> like i said earlier, you can't just have your mom go so suddenly and not doing anything about it. you have to fight. >> 55-year-old susie co was found d
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00am PDT
a reservation for that. >> all that because san francisco's waterfront takes center stage for a global audience tonight when the giants host the tigers for the world series. right now outside at&t park a lot of excitement there, tonight unlike other nights, monday night into particular you can see some rain is coming down now. dozens of workers spent hours making sure the park will be shining. crews tackle the job of drying out after monday. nothing wrong with your tv set, the ferry building, many of san francisco's signature landmarks lit up in orange, every night during the world series. the work of a national league champion never ends, giants took batting practice yesterday to get ready. sandoval having a little fun. players kept loose by running and stretching in the outfield even tigers doing prep work. practice session gave the tigers a chance to work out kinks after a long plane ride and a long time off. here's manager bochy's pitching line-up zito will start tonight. bumgarner fame two. series moves to detroit, vogelsong starts game three saturday followed by cain sunday lincecum will
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Oct 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
's shooting. >> we have breaking news on san francisco bay. a yacht that will be involved in america's cup races just cap sized. sky 7 hd is live over the scene this, is right near golden gate bridge. we zoom out. this is a yacht among those set to race next year in america's cup. as we looked around there are rescue boats around. we didn't see sailors in the water, we presumed they had been rescued. there were a number of vehicles out there. the team has been practicing on the bay for months in smaller boats. this is a 72-footer. >> happening now a bus company for people with disabilities says there was a misunderstanding that led to a woman being kicked off of the bus this morning. >> the woman couldn't come up with enough cash for a paratransit ride to her doctor's office this morning. it's a story you'll see own only on abc 7 news. >> instead of making a doctor's appointment she spent the day sitting in her wheelchair at orinda bart station left there by east bay paratransit. the company supposed to take the woman to the other side of the bay. >> i said i'm not getting off the bus. she
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
will tell you more. right now frustrating traffic closures and delays this weekend in san francisco thanks to numerous events from fleet week to america's cup prelims. >> amy hollyfield is live along the embarcadero with a look ahead. one busy spot. >> reporter: it is going to be interesting. this is going to be a tough spot because the crowds will be thick. there's a nice wide sidewalk here but they expect this to be packed with pedestrians. so, where to put the bicyclists? city officials are going to try a novel idea. northbound lane on the embarcadero closed down, just for bicyclists. they think it is good because they want to keep them often sidewalk away from the pedestrians. there are -- there are signs around the embarcadero flashing now warning people of how crowded it is going to be. the plan for the bicyclists has not been widely publicized this is a new idea. they are going to shutdown a lane between bay and washington starting tomorrow. really, the message is, just don't even try to drive a car down here on the embarcadero this weekend. the elite flight team will take to the sk
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in tennessee. >> san francisco police are warning muni riders to be careful when using their smart phones. there have been thousands. thousands of thefts reported this year. if you're not paying attention, authorities say you're wearing a target on your back. we're live with the story. that is an incredible number of thefts. >> that is right. about 2000. but that is what police are saying in this flyer. don't be a target. they're also saying with the release of the new iphone 5, the ingleside police district and officers will be on heightened alert and you should be, too. >> we're concerned about people getting properties stolen. >> police officers handed out flyers at this station. they want smart phone owners to be aware thieves may be watching and ready to snap devices. first is surveillance video of an incident. the man watching the woman on the bottom of the screen. she's focused on the smart phone, paying no attention to surroundings. the bus about to stop. the robber, getting ready. he snatches a phone and runs off the bus. here it is one more time. police say half of the robberies
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Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT
bay six in san francisco, five san rafael, four oakland mountain view two, san jose the same. what are those temperatures? in the 60s and 70s almost 80 at half moon bay for the warm spot. into the afternoon looks like we hang in the 70s even a few 80s near the coast bay warmest temperatures low to mid 80s some 90s inland. back with the full forecast. >>> new clue makes investigators more suspicious than ever it was no accident a house burned overnight with a woman's body inside. amy hollyfield is live at the scene on san carlos avenue in castro valley. >> reporter: the fire wasn't that big the home barely looks damaged. look at the investigators they have out here and what a chunk of this street has been blocked off. they have several theories and they want to look into etch one. firefighters aren't sure what -- starred this fire overnight or why the woman in the home died. they did quickly realized they needed to call crime scene detectives. >> when the fire department got here, they believe that an accelerant had been used possibly. any time you have an accelerant along with a bo
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >>> beginning of a new era for grocery shoppers in san francisco who will have to bring their own shopping bags or pay up. the plastic ban starts today, shoppers can bring their own wags or pay for paper or compostable bags for 10 cents each. sue thompson will have more in a live report, in the next half hour. >>> south bay tech giant hewlett-packard unveiling new tablet this morning. they gave abc7 news a sneak preview, the hp elite pad aimed at business customers it is for people who need portability and productivity they say. they are trying to branch out into smartphones and tablets after being stuck in a world of desk tops, laptops and printers. it won't be available until next year. >>> we've been talking the heat and how east bay valleys are going to heat up. >> [ unintelligible ] >>> we had to turn on the ac once the house heats up to 78, 80, that's what we have it for. we don't use it often not this is up myrrh into the early fall. good morning, to warm in some areas, cool at the coast. 48° at half moon bay, 57 in san francisco redwood city, 67 in antioch. definitely warm in a few are
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